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Not Your Grandma's Shotgun

Timothy's house on Dumaine Street
Timothy's house on Dumaine Street
Timothy in his freshly painted home
Timothy in his freshly painted home
Design-Build's second house, on Dryades Street in Central City
Design-Build's second house, on Dryades Street in Central City

In this Street Talk, Eve Troeh takes a look at a group that's reinventing the New Orleans cultural icon, the shotgun house.

Tulane School of Architecture and Neighborhood Housing Services have teamed up for the Design-Build project. Their goal: to create contemporary shotguns that keep some of the important elements of their architectural ancestors. 

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